Physician-Writer Mo H Saidi was born in Iran, moved to the United States in 1969, and became a U.S. citizen in 1975. While teaching gynecological surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas, he founded an OB/GYN group practice. He published over fifty scientific papers in American medical journals, as well as a well-regarded textbook, Female Sterilization: A Handbook for Women (Garland Publishing). Saidi’s first book of poetry, Art in the City, won the 2007 Eakin Memorial Book Publication Award of the Poetry Society of Texas. His second collection of poetry, The Color of Faith (2010) was published by Pecan Grove Press at St. Mary's University; a novel, The Marchers was serialized in Voices de la Luna (2012); a collection of short fiction, The Garden of Milk and Wine (2012) published by Word Design Studio, and his third collection of poems Between A and Z: Poems (2014) by Wings Press. Saidi is the Managing Editor of Voices de la Luna: A Quarterly Poetry & Arts Magazine (www.voicesdelaluna.com.) A member of The Authors Guild, he has published numerous essays, short fiction pieces, and poems in local, state, and national journals. His poems have appeared in various anthologies and in the Poetry Foundation and Poetry Magazines. Saidi is married and has three children and three grandchildren.